KATHMANDU, March 14: Nepal received pledges for foreign direct investment (FDI) worth Rs 25.31 billion in the first seven months of the current fiscal year - a decline from Rs 28.46 billion during the same period in the last fiscal year.
LAHAN, June 29: Siraha and Saptari, regarded as the mango capital of the country, saw a decline in the production of the fruit this year. The epidemic of insect and pests led to the decline this year, which was also a year of low mango production, according to the Agriculture Knowledge Centre, Rajbiraj.
SHANGHAI, Jan 5: China’s population is set to reach a peak of 1.442 billion in 2029 and start a long period of “unstoppable” decline in 2030, government scholars said in a research report published on Friday.
Fertility decline: A new study done on students shows that less than half of the participants could correctly identify the age when a woman’s fertility declines, and even fewer knew when male fertility declines.
KATHMANDU, June 23: The equity market maintained an overall negative bias this week. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index posted losses of more than 8 points in three out of five trading days, while the remaining two trading days witnessed gains of less than 2 points only.
KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Onion productivity is declining with each passing year.
According to statistics of Vegetable Development Directorate (VDD), onion productivity declined to 12.03 tons per hectare in 2014/15, down from 12.98 per hectare in 2013-14. It further fell to 11.88 ton per hectare in 2015/16.
KATHMANDU, August 17:Seventy eight under-secretaries of the Ministry of Education (MoE) deputed to the local units have declined to undertake their responsibilities after they were kept under the supervision of junior officers at the local units.